2007-08: Had five points (4-1=5) in eight games with the Kings (Feb. 2, 2008 to Feb. 16, 2008)…Notched two points (1-1=2) in NHL debut Feb. 2, 2008 at New Jersey...He became the 17th player in Kings history to score in his NHL debut…Appeared in 70 regular season games with Manchester, recording 62 points (31- 31=62) and 87 penalty minutes…His 31 goals led Manchester and all AHL rookies, while his 62 points was second on the team and second among AHL rookies (trailing teammate Teddy Purcell)…His 16 power-play goals led all AHL rookies (tied for third overall)…Also led all AHL rookies with six game-winning goals… Netted first professional hat trick Dec. 22, 2007 at Bridgeport…Selected to the AHL All-Rookie Team… Named AHL Rookie of the Month for January 2008 after recording 12 points (6-6=12) and a plus-6 rating in 12 games.
2006-07: Played in 42 games with Boston College and captained the Eagles to the NCAA Championship Game…Scored his club’s only goal in the game…Won his second Hockey East championship and advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four for the third time in his collegiate career…Had 19 goals, a team-leading 34 assists and a collegiate career high 53 points (19- 43=53) – the highest total for any Hockey East player…Was second on Boston College with eight power-play goals…His 104 penalty minutes were a personal best…Earned AHCA All-America First Team honors and Hockey East All-Conference First Team honors…Earned All-New England honors at the Hockey Writers Banquet, All-Tournament honors as a defenseman at the NCAA Tournament’s Northeast Regional in Manchester, NH., and the Herb Gallagher Award as the region’s best forward...After completing his eligibility at Boston College, he signed with the Kings and appeared in two regular season and all 16 postseason games with Manchester, which advanced to the AHL’s Eastern Conference Championship… Recorded eight points (3-5=8) and 13 penalty minutes for Manchester in the playoffs.
2005-06: Played in all 42 games with Boston College and helped his team advance to the NCAA Championship Game…Earned AHCA All-America Second Team honors and Hockey East All-Conference First Team honors…Shared the program’s John A. “Snooks” Kelley Award (with Kings defenseman Peter Harrold) as the player who best typifies Boston College hockey…Earned All-Tournament Team honors at the NCAA Tournament’s Northeast Regional in Worcester, Mass…Gained All-Tournament recognition at the Hockey East Tournament, recording seven points (2-5=7) in four games…Finished second on Boston College with 52 points (22-30=52)…Was second in the conference with a plus-31 rating…Had 18 multiple-point performances, three four-point performances and four three-point games…Had five multiple-goal games, including one four-goal effort and one three-goal performance…Tallied nine powerplay goals, one short-handed goal and five game-winning goals…Earned Hockey East Player of the Month honors in February 2006.
2004-05: Played in all 40 games with Boston College…Earned the James E. Tiernan Memorial Award as the program’s Most Improved Player… Gained Hockey East Tournament Most Valuable Player honors (and All-Tournament honors) after tallying four goals and two assists in four tournament games…Also gained Florida College Classic All-Tournament honors and NCAA Tournament East Regional All-Tournament accolades…Had five multiple-point games, including two multiple-goal efforts…Tied for fourth among national leaders with 13 power-play goals.
2003-04: Played in 35 games with Boston College and registered eight points (5-3=8).
LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Boston College, NCAA… Earned Hockey East All-Conference First Team honors in both 2005-06 and 2006-07…Named to the AHCA First Team in 2006-07 and to the AHCA Second Team in 2005- 06…Earned All-New England honors, All-Tournament honors and named the region’s best forward in 2006- 07…Earned All-Tournament honors in 2005-06…Named Hockey East Player of the Month in February 2006.